20 mins

717 m Circuit

23 m

Very easy
The Mambara Track is a short walk, accessible to everyone, and a great walk for gaining some knowledge about the local bush. The walk follows a concrete footpath and has many signs with information about the surrounding bush. A great loop walk for the whole family and great introduction to the walking experiences in the area.

Maps for the Mambara Track walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Mambara Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mambara Track

Accessibility summary information for the Mambara Track

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 717 m
Time 20 mins

Grade 1/6

Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 720m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 720m follows a smooth and hardened path.


This whole walk, 720m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 720m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 720m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 720m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mambara Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mambara Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mambara Track walk starts and ends at the Pennant Hills Park entry (gps: -33.743568, 151.07829)
Your transport options to Pennant Hills Park entry are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/m

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂